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My 3 year old daughter was bitten by a pit bull and has scars on her hand- what can be done?

Is there anything to be done to help scars fade?

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Red Scars

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Red scars can effectively be treated with Pulsed light lasers (IPL) and with Pulsed Dye lasers (V-Beam). A series would be needed for best result. The newer the scar, typically the better it will respond to treatment. She should also begin use (If not already) of a daily scar cream, preferable with sunscreen, such as Biocornuem with SPF.


La Jolla Plastic Surgeon
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Plato's Scar Serum for pit bull red scars

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Red scars are difficult to treat. Our office specializes in scars and we would begin topical therapy with Plato's Scar Serum followed by laser treatment.

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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